SOURCE: Phenomenal World
by Esther Cyna
The American system of funding schools largely through local property taxes contributes to inequalities both obvious and subtle that amount to legal dispossession of poor and minority students by denying them access to quality education.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Eleni Schirmer
The political decision to fund schools by borrowing is perverse; rather than taxing the wealthy, school districts pay them interest, and poor schools pay more.
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